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5 from 4 votes

Red Wine Spaghetti

Spaghetti ubriachi is rich and creamy, slightly tart, and absolutely addictive.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta, red wine
Servings: 2
Calories: 872kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil plus extra to finish
  • 6 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes or more as desired
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 1.5 cups red wine
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese finely grated


  • Add the olive oil, garlic, chili flakes, and 1 tbsp butter to a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally until the garlic is soft, but not brown, about 3 minutes.
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  • Add the wine and increase the heat to medium high and bring to a rolling simmer until it starts to reduce.
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  • While the sauce is cooking, cook the pasta 3 minutes shy of al dente. Pull the spaghetti straight from the cooking water using tongs and place it into the reduced wine sauce.
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  • Add the remaining butter and and soy sauce bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens and the pasta is glossy and well coated.
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  • Remove the pasta from the heat and add the cheese, tossing to melt evenly. If needed, add pasta water 1 tablespoon at a time to help melt the cheese evenly.
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  • Serve topped with freshly cracked pepper and a drizzle of finishing olive oil. Enjoy!
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Calories: 872kcal | Carbohydrates: 91.2g | Protein: 19.4g | Fat: 41.1g | Saturated Fat: 18.4g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 421mg | Fiber: 3.9g | Sugar: 3.8g